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May 20, 2015: More transcribed church records are available for search. They are all from the period 1801-1814. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.

May 19, 2015:  The Digital Archives' Registration Unit at the Regional State Archives in Bergen are soon finished with their project on transcribing Norwegian church records from 1801-1814. So we have a lot of transcribed records to publish! We start with a small selection today, but more will follow over the next days. Check out the Most Recent 100  for updates.

May 11, 2015: The records from transcribed church books are pouring into our site.  Go to the Most Recent 100  for details on the latest additions. We welcome Rune Blakstad as a new guest in the Digital Inn.

May 6, 2015: More transcribed church records are available. We welcome Kristine Rakke Østby as a new guest in the Digital Inn. Check out the list of the Most Recent 100  for details.

April 30, 2015: Today we mark the 200 years anniversary for the 1815 Census.  Although this census was numeric, there exist name lists and these are scanned and some even transcribed. Read more in this news article.

April 28, 2015: We have already managed to publish several transcribed church records this week  Check out the list of the Most Recent 100  for details.

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The National Archives' Spring Release 2015


To commemorate the liberation day, 8th of May 1945, the National Archives has published a wide range of documents dealing with the liberation of Norway 1944/45. The material is digitised and available for everyone online. Read more...

Bilde av ødeleggelser i Vadsø.

200 years since the 1815 Census


On April 30th, 1815 the Norwegians were counted. The 1815 Census is in fact only numbers, but there are also some name lists. These are now available in the Digital Archives. Read more...

The 1815 Census for Bergen